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three. three. three. three. three. three blog video for your media project a free video gogarty dot com. sells season gets underway in the u.k. but despite the very british items up for grabs i must have slice of the profits go straight into the hands of foreign companies. defying international junctions israel continues to push for widespread settlement expansion and is jerusalem and occupied territories in retaliation to the palestinians recent status of great. and as a once feared a rainy and terrorist organization god's backing from washington pulled from tyrone and one that is that believe this one has a really strange but that the group. you
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saw russia and around the world this is all see with me you know our thanks for joining us they say all season is on the way in the u.k. where millions of people are still indulging themselves with some festive holiday shopping but little do they know that much of the money they sold they were spending on iconic british products actually goes straight into the pockets of foreign owners. to start for us. proud to be british brits interests alike often pay for their quintessentially british experience says unaware that they're run by foreign companies harrods the dorchester hotel and even the queen's grocer fortnum and mason keeping the fortnum and mason is a british store. is it not. it's been here for ages so i
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assumed it was wholly owned by british people. never mind everything's not blown out you know the ways and the things are getting. almost half the companies in the u.k. and now in foreign hands the coalition government in britain likes to talk about the march of the makers can have a march of the makers if we're selling of all that is good household names like the chemist chocolate and weetabix cereal have all been gobbled up by foreign corporations your traditional bacon butty hardly imaginable without h.p. source the name stands for houses of parliament the label even has westminster on it but the white house might be more fitting h.p. now belongs to heinz and as you're spreading your hartley's jam or your son packed peanut butter over your morning toast you might be surprised to learn that these
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british brands were just bought up by another american company in fact even thames water which comes out of every single tap in and around london now belongs to an australian company advocates of foreign takeovers say they inject much needed cash into the british economy recently with premier foods not only selling off. selling off. some people and also closing down some of their home. and you know it's interesting what's the reaction a great use for investors although it is bleak news just before chris. for the workforce two years ago kraft the u.s. food giant swallowed up cadbury's chocolate it was a hostile takeover they slashed four hundred jobs and moved production to poland in the process but there are those that say that the loss of sweets is the least of britain's problems and the loss of control over ports to in this country and around
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the world where we have a huge network of of good international ports i think is a very serious matter the loss of control over our airports the loss of control particularly over our energy companies which means decisions about our energy could control in supply and not made in london there maybe in paris in the or overseas tax havens such as in switzerland when companies take over they often move their headquarters away from the u.k. or look for better advantages in terms of the tax system a good example of that was boots the chemist which was a company with a head office in nottingham for one hundred sixty one years and moved in switzerland where we had revenues of around eighty nine million pounds in corporation tax and they reduced that then to nine million so burden is then placed on the u.k. tax payer increases in income tax of the eighty or other forms of taxation it has to be found and we're the ones paying for it other nations governments scrutinize
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every overseas bed france for example argues that it's in their national interest to prevent key technologies falling into foreign hands so while it's often difficult for a british company to buy abroad over thirty billion pounds worth of domestic companies made their way into foreign hands last year last month westminster said that it wouldn't change any laws but would take a greater interest in foreign acquisition the only thing is by the time they get around to it there might be nothing left to sell. art see london. flying in the face of international criticism is row has announced its plans to build more settlement homes and occupied east jerusalem it brings the total number of settlements approved in the last few weeks to five in the whole files and the details now from its policy it. what we're witnessing is that israel is continuing with its expansion of settlements and this new announcement is that it has approved
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the building of some one thousand two hundred new secure homes in globe which is a neighborhood in east jerusalem across the green line it comes in less than a month after israel's controversial statement that it was planning to build in the one corridor all which links jerusalem to the west bank and this is a real line for many states and certainly we've witnessed that kind of criticism and condemnation from the international community since the palestinians went to the united nations several weeks ago for upgraded statehood there have been some five and a half thousand new secure homes announced in terms of what the israelis were building israel has undergone as i say strong international criticism for these announcements with many in the international community voicing their intense displeasure at these actions by the jewish state in fact the israel's closest ally which is the united states in a rare and blunt move said it is well was engaging in to quote
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a pattern of provocative action by continuing with settlement expansionist plans domestically the kind of statements that the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is making with his proposal and plan to go ahead with the settlement building is current favorite among the israeli left it certainly is appealing to right wing voters and according to the polls he is likely to win the next parliamentary election so these kind of statements are playing into the election that are said to happen about a month from now at the same time netanyahu has largely rebuffed the criticism from the international community saying that you receive them is the eternal capital of the state of israel and will continue to build there a united to see them he says expresses a wide national agreement and certainly this is the kind of sentiment that is feeding into the israeli public and then there is of course some. school of thought that points back to two thousand and five when the israelis withdrew from settlements in the gaza strip with some critics asking whether or not all of the
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feel at the moment will ultimately lead to the same kind of conclusion the question of whether or not in the future will have to withdraw from the settlements that it is announcing today it's planning on building. actions and these are fast approaching say there's going to be much more talk about the settlers settlements is definitely within the vocabulary of talking into the center right voters so i believe that between now and twenty second of january we'll see only an evasion of the discourse from the five minister of the issue of settlements i hope that those will stay only messages which are connected to elections and not to the practices on the ground the five hundred thousand are being divided all two hundred thousand with in jerusalem and there's a total agreement with the palestinian side in the negotiations in the past that
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all the two hundred will stay inside is why really the delineate the borders of jerusalem then we have the three hundred thousand in the west bank those approximately two hundred thousand out of them which are living closer just sent to the green line would become part of israel within the exchange of territories and a minority of approximately eighty to one hundred thousand israelis which will have to be evacuated as happened in two thousand and five with our previous government of. which israel evacuated approximately ten thousand which was just a good example for the fact that we can make it so between us and peace will be standing one hundred thousand israelis which will have to go and be accepted and will be. compensated etc i believe that this is something which goes with the national interest of the majority of israelis. a divisive election campaign is looming over a trip with
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a new parliamentary vote now due to take place within the next two months it comes after president morsi signed into the country's fast post mubarak constitution passed in a two stage referendum. was confirmed on tuesday after an official program to the allegations of vote rigging turned up nothing but a reaction a furious opposition protesters took to the streets of cairo liberals claim the islamic draft constitution betrays the revolution and sidelines the rights of women and minorities in egypt and one middle east expert told us in the islamists will lose power they fail to make the people's demands. this is the first time in the constitution that you have the president cannot. win and cannot. you have a prime minister who is actually empowered to take decisions without going back to the president so it empowers other centers as other elected civilian centers of power but you have. democratic elections and it brought the parties to become the
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majority what will happen if these islamist parties could not deliver on the promises but not have a guarantee about the security about the economic conditions i think what will happen the people will vote against them if you look at the voting behavior in egypt in the parliamentary elections around seventy percent voted for islamist. parties and in the presidential elections around fifty one percent to their vote is declining and going down mainly because they are not the opposition and the more they have to deliver on the promises they cannot just for most while the and not delivered so now people have expectations and they can control politicians by voting. the u.s. government spreads its military wings the pentagon is seeking the support of us no make it for a draw on sale just a few minutes find out who's in the line to benefit from the cutting edge craft. of the last presidential debates in
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a special and to hear feature that's coming up in just a couple of minutes when. it's perched atop a jar and the view from the kremlin stretches as far as the eye can see. for a city to all of siberia for centuries it lost its economic importance even before it was bypassed by the chance i bear in railway but the ball's cremains a spiritual center. seems like these are a yearly occurrence thousands of orthodox worshippers of them selves implicity water to commemorate the baptism of jesus. in the fifteen eighties the russians had only just conquered siberia taking it from
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the muslims. surrounded by enemies the ball supposed to be their stronghold constructed on top of the city but soon enough it became an economic hub siberian fire was the oil of its time bringing in a third of all russia's state revenue but the balls committed location head of the shoes for the russians the russian crowd who had a revolt against azhar and eight hundred twenty five known as the decembrists worse than heroin drove. there they created a replica high society adopting the latest fashions as soon as they came out or at least once they made it from paris to siberia. but the city also serves up some bit of irony for the russian role family of the bolshevik revolution this is the office was nicholas the second spend most of the last year of his life his whole family had been exiled here they led a fairly comfortable existence this was a big house but they weren't allowed to see visitors or go outside themselves
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whilst leaving this ordinary normal countryside lifestyle they even had those with skate but within the yeah and his family would be dead. that's.
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a little. this is also he welcomed dog as a run tries to keep its economy afloat and there is increasing western sanctions the country could be facing another problem this september the u.s. took on a reigning militant group the ek also its terra blacklist and labeled it an opposition exile washington says it was because they didn't commit any terror acts for over a decade and want a peaceful regime change in iran or his maria i want to turn around to learn what people there think of them the mohammed shows me his box of handmade treasures
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earrings pendants all made from stone the only material he could find in the prison yard began michel martin short this is how we killed time after the pain of torture and hunger i still get headaches when i remember the admission valley iranian soldier mohammad spent eighteen years in an iraqi jail during the nineteen eighties iran iraq war he says he would have been freed earlier if he'd joined the ek image he didn't help to realize the militant revolutionary group was fighting iran in authority on the side of saddam hussein and recruiting new members among prisoners but mohamed refused. they were terrorists killing innocent people i couldn't have anything to do with them i betray my country then the group indeed had a very gory history in the one nine hundred sixty s. it started a bombing campaign against iran's shah and his allies they were linked to the
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killing of american citizens and welcomed the u.s. embassy siege in teheran openly calling for the execution of the hostages. the terror continued after islamic revolution with the association of the country's president prime minister along with many politicians and clerics generous support from hussein it fought hard in iran as well as saddam's enemies inside iraq in one thousand nine hundred seventy and became joined america's list of terrorist organizations along with al qaeda and hamas and was cited in arguments for the invasion of iraq today iran iraq is still view ek as terrorist group but america's position has now flipped any case as a ranch democratic ah this is just part of the large scale and successful lobby to get and make a off the terror least among backers former white house officials army generals and cia chiefs extremely disturbing this is a this is this at the time was a terrorist group they were supposed to be paying officials and moving money around
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and yet somebody was turning a blind eye to that i think that anything potentially is going to have an influence on the u.s. policy towards iran and could get the u.s. into a very dangerous position as far as potentially going to war with iraq iranian officials second that saying we came a place similar row with america back to position forces played in regime change in libya and in the current conflict in syria the main supporters of to reduce groups. come to us because they use for a truce to. political ads. new yorker reporter in his article called our men in iran reveals how members of m.b. k. were trained by america's joint special operations command in a camp in nevada one one this is part of an anteroom policy sanctions on iran a strong but they don't seem to work very well america started using inside agents
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to destabilize the country and they're using terrorism as a tool and out of those questionable ties between israel and iran according to america's n.b.c. network and named u.s. officials confirmed and make a was involved in the assassination of a number of iranian nuclear scientists backed by israeli intelligence service my son by israel secret service this quaint tehran is named after terrorists a man iranian nuclear scientist killed in his own car this area known as rich and jack is a very poor and vibrant place many people pass through here while heading to the mountains resort outside to hear on an ideal location to remind people about something that shouldn't be forgotten or forgiven. mohammad says and make a recognized as a democratic alternative to reign in authorities feel surreal to him that. nothing's changed they are terrorist tactics may be changed but the west uses it to get information to get what they want. and the terrorists he says is likely to keep
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his brutal ways to live. from iran. to some other news from around the world a plane carrying high ranking military personnel has crashed in southern kazakhstan killing all twenty seven people on board the military aircraft was on route from the capital astronaut and came down twenty kilometers from is just a nation near the city of kent local media reports the pilots were trying to make an emergency landing investigation into the crash has been involved. at least seventeen people have reportedly been killed in fighting near an oil pipeline and you have been the violence broke out when the all the banks by air strikes attempted to secure the oil rig and repair damage caused by local militants last month the country's pipelines are open some atocha by islamist fighters causing fuel shortages and slashing export makes. the rebels claim to
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have seized a small town near the turkish border government forces surrendered after weeks of heavy fighting opposition fighters are now thought to be in control of large parts of the north of the country after seizing three major many true bases and the talk is now underway on the falls. washington saw a lucrative military contract south korea is expected to purchase for high altitude spy drones from the u.s. worth an estimated one point two billion dollars the deal has to get the green light from congress before it can be signed off south korea has been under america's military umbrella put decades with almost thirty thousand u.s. troops currently stationed in the country washington recently approved expansion of south korea's missile range meaning that it's warheads can now reach any quarter of its northern neighbor political analyst and. a drone deal would only add fuel to the tension on the korean peninsula. if congress. should be seen to show real.
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demitra should. south korean border we get most of the trade should be used to belong to the north koreans it was korea's nuclear facilities but we have to remember that your readers want many times its territorial integrity sort of thing will happen is if three rooms for example three interstates is to change the story if you can see it but if you look at the results it is suffering elections president kim k. she can't model that. into the way she's that north korea when we get easy and even good i think what this shows is that we're just to these rooms you're having the internet least if we were he doesn't really have any plans to change its foreign policy trajectory we. counted on our website right now if the us says his return fish tank filled with shocks the started in
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a bassinet shanghai shopping center of all the details on the radio. and also online a report on the latest study from russia's far east that could potentially allow a scientist to bring life to the red planet and find out what alcohol. but only days left until the end of the year also he recalls the most significant global events of the past twelve months and today we look back of the american presidential election and the memorable debates that preceded it. we have been running the election of close to your ears more than two weeks before the election every single day there was a story by a correspondent running while guests on the show it's
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a trait that truck so given the voice to the third parties was exactly what we needed to get the full picture. we are just a couple hours away now from the third party debate as you can see our production crew is busy transforming our studio in a debate floor one of the most important functions of democracy is. the debate a lot of discussion about a lot of issues and the more we can open up don't credit institutions like our our election system with which of all the parties to what it might even be considered fringe parties more likely we are to have an open honest debate on a wide variety of issues rather than a very narrow people often ask why is it a tool for straight what you know of the right heads in the country to compete and then you have to explain that there are other voices but that they're pushed out of the process because they're not part of the big party machine on foreign policy for example the alternative candidates have clearly been against military interventions
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against military expansion ideas that will fly with the four washington establishment the other networks covered president obama and governor romney debating whatever right here in our studios we had two very serious candidates talk about very serious issues that were absent elsewhere everywhere they talked about the n.b.a. they talked about drones to talk about the war on drugs and this is something that we put together because not only do we know there was a point but our audience was asking for it we haven't seen it too much of you in the mainstream media do you think tomorrow they will be talking about how you did impact the election well that would be the pie in the sky news that that would impact the election and let me just give you a chronology of the libertarian party. you know the fact is you go from going to a spoiler to employers we really need to be bringing third parties fourth parties because parties into that which are blocking traffic monitors to turn right right
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right here. i don't think i feel like this is a win for the american people that we have been able to enter into this race to break into the party and offer the solutions that the american people are clamoring for. and of course we'll bring you more news in less than forty minutes up next after a short break it's bitter about across to. choose your language. of choice because we know if you're going to reopen today still some honest. truth is that the concerns you i could get to the opinions that invigorated your mind. choose the stories that imply the life
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